Marilyn Price-Mitchell is a Fellow at the Institute for Social Innovation at Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, CA. She has a Ph.D. in human development and an M.A. in human and organizational systems from Fielding. Her undergraduate degree, in sociology, comes from the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on child and adolescent development and youth civic engagement. She is the co-founder of the National ParentNet Association, a nonprofit that builds family, school, and community partnerships that support youth.
The Moment of Youth shares stories, research, and insights about how teens develop into young adults who believe in themselves and their abilities. It explores the underlying foundations of growth -- the experiences and relationships that help youth discover purpose, meaning, initiative, creativity, resilience, love of learning, empathy, and other internal strengths that foster a life of well-being.